RATINGS: 2313   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08/5   IBU: 73   EST. CALORIES: 218   ABV: 7.25%
Its Pretty Awesome. A San Diego classic, AleSmith IPA showcases the versatility of American hops. Aromas of grapefruit and tangerine lead into an abundance of fresh pine and tropical fruit notes followed by a crisp, resinous bitterness. The complex hop profile is supported by a firm malt presence to create an incredibly flavorful and well-balanced IPA.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
downender (8189) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2016
Rating no. 8,000. Bottle from Total Wines and More, Sterling VA. Amber in colour, with a frothy, white, head. Massive tropical fruit and floral hop aroma, with grapefruit, pineapple tangerines and mango on display. Flavour had plenty more, tropical fruits, balanced by some crisp and slightly biscuity malts, before a well-balanced, dry, finish. An excellent beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
varanid99 (1097) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 28, 2016
Orange/gold pour with a decent white head. Orange, pine, fruity and malt aromas - smells fantastic. Taste is orange, pineapple, not overwhelmingly bitter, great fruit and malt combo,then a fair whack of resin and bitterness at the end. Damn fine IPA

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dacrza (899) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - NOV 27, 2016
DATE: November 27, 2016... OCCASION: Christmas decorating, almost complete... GLASSWARE: Howards Pub pint... pours a swirling storm of bubbles, spinning through a translucent, light amber body that supports a thick, creamy, pillowing white head--a perfect picture... orange, grapefruit, melon, tangerine, resin and pine weigh in with an earthiness that suggests a dankness... the malts are bread-like and mellowing... this ale sips efficiently, if not smoothly, in belying its 7.2% ABV... front to back, a full ticket, with the teeth experiencing an initial hit, while the throat holds fast to a lasting, subtle sweetness... creamy and medium-bodied.... in other words, how is this an IPA at 7.2%? the tangerine is most notable, with the grapefruit and orange lending to a hop-forward experience, one that rewards as a sippable, powerful IPA... the undergirding malts match its dry finish encouraged by its hops... I have waited a long time for Alesmith to reach the East Coast, and here it is, in all its glory... incredibly balanced, setting the standard for the IPA not wanting to be a hop bomb...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fules (970) - Gyngys, HUNGARY - NOV 25, 2016
Kzepes, tarts hab, narancsos flbarna szn. Nagyon kellemes, dligymlcss, citrusos illat, nmi gyantval. Enyhn desks, zldfűszeres, citrusos, citrushjas zvilg, dligymlcss aromkkal. Testes, de nem nehz, knnyen ihat, erősen sznsavas s keserű. Rendkvl zgazdag, a testessge ellenre szinte frisstő. Kiemelkedő sr.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CH-303 (2067) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - NOV 24, 2016
Appearance: Hazy orange, good amount of white head.
Aroma: Good hops, light fruits, citrus.
Taste: Nice hops, light fruits, citrus. Lingering bitterness. Great balance.
Bought: Courtesy of Julien C thanks!, 750 ml
Info: 24/11-2016

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tekstr1der (445) - New Hampshire, USA - NOV 23, 2016
Pours hazy dark golden with lasting clingy bone head. So balanced with malty backbone thought-out, evenly distributing a healthy dose of pine and citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (5176) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2016
Bottle. Bronze and clear with a small head. Hoppy and floral with a gentle bitterness. A classic of its style but 100/100 ? I dont really think so.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivnizub (10310) - Bochum, Porř, GERMANY - NOV 17, 2016
Bottle: Light amber coloured, hazy, small and stable creamy off-white head; moderate to solid sweet-bitter aroma of caramel with traces of soy-sauce, backed by both herbal and piney hops; solid sweet-bitter flavour, almost full bodied and quite soft; lingering drier and more bitter and more " medical" hoppy-caramelly finish. Impressive amount of aromas, but - was I overly impressed? No, I wasn?t...

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